Joanne Lynn, MD is an experienced geriatrician, educator, quality improvement coach, and researcher. She works half-time with Representative Tom Suozzi as a Health & Aging Policy Fellow and half-time with Altarum, doing data production describing eldercare in counties and evaluating how PACE programs responded to COVID-19. She was one of the first hospice physicians, a tenured professor at Dartmouth and at George Washington, a medical officer in the Center for Clinical Standards and Policy at CMS, and the Director of the Bureau for Cancer and Chronic Disease in the public health office for Washington DC. Joanne has published 300 professional articles and 80 books and chapters, as well as dozens of white papers, court briefs, and guidelines.
In addition to her MD degree, she has a Masters in Quantitative Clinical Sciences and a Masters in Ethics and Public Policy. She is a Member of the National Academy of Medicine, a Master in the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the Hastings Center and the American Geriatrics Society, and a Member of the National Academy of Social Insurance.